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How to Apply for an SBA Disaster Loan
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How to Apply for an SBA Disaster Loan

(latest update: March 31, 2020) There is a good chance that you, like many small business owners, are wondering how the financial fallout of the coronavirus (COVID-19), will impact your business. For many, it isn’t just a question of lost sales, but uncertainty around how to best protect your livelihood, support your employees and manage […]

What’s the difference between budgeting and forecasting?
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What’s the difference between budgeting and forecasting?

When you’re putting together a business plan or a strategic plan for growth, you’ll hear people talk about budgets and forecasts. Sometimes it seems like the terms are used interchangeably, but there are some key differences between budgeting and forecasting.  What’s the difference between budgeting and forecasting? The primary difference between a budget and a […]